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Anna of DenmarkThe material and visual culture of the Stuart courts, 1589-1619

Anna of Denmark: The material and visual culture of the Stuart courts, 1589-1619

Jemma Field

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526142498
eISBN:
9781526155542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526142504
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book analyses Anna of Denmark’s material and visual patronage at the Stuart courts, examining her engagement with a wide array of expressive media including architecture, garden design, ... More

Anthropology after GluckmanThe Manchester School, colonial and postcolonial transformations

Anthropology after Gluckman: The Manchester School, colonial and postcolonial transformations

Richard Werbner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526138002
eISBN:
9781526155498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138019
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Anthropology after Gluckman places the intimate circle around Max Gluckman, his Manchester School, in the vanguard of modern social anthropology. The book discloses the School’s intense, ... More

Beyond the HappeningPerformance art and the politics of communication

Beyond the Happening: Performance art and the politics of communication

Catherine Spencer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526144454
eISBN:
9781526155573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526144461
Subject:
Art, Art History

Beyond the Happening uncovers the heterogeneous, uniquely interdisciplinary performance-based works that emerged in the aftermath of the early Happenings. Although by the mid-1960s Happenings were ... More

Connecting centre and localityPolitical communication in early modern England

Connecting centre and locality: Political communication in early modern England

Chris R. Kyle and Jason Peacey (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526147158
eISBN:
9781526155528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526147165
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This collection of essays is set up to explore the dynamics of local/national political culture in seventeenth-century Britain, with particular reference to political communication. It examines the ... More

Critical design in JapanMaterial culture, luxury, and the avant-garde

Critical design in Japan: Material culture, luxury, and the avant-garde

Ory Bartal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526139979
eISBN:
9781526152039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526139986
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book tells the story of critical avant-garde design in Japan, which emerged during the tumultuous 1960s and continues to inspire contemporary designers today. The postwar avant-garde milieu gave ... More

DisplacementGlobal conversations on refuge

Displacement: Global conversations on refuge

Silvia Pasquetti and Romola Sanyal (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526123466
eISBN:
9781526155443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526123473
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

At a time when the world is faced with an unprecedented and growing number of people being displaced around the world, scholars strive to make sense of what appear to be constantly unfolding ... More

Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Raymond Fagel, Leonor Álvarez Francés, and Beatriz Santiago Belmonte (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In the sixteenth century, many different stories on the Revolt in the Low Countries spread throughout Europe, written by very different authors with very different intentions. Over time this plethora ... More

Freedom of speech, 1500-1850

Freedom of speech, 1500-1850

Robert Ingram, Jason Peacey, and Alex W. Barber (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526147103
eISBN:
9781526155566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526147110
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book offers historical reappraisals of freedom of speech and freedom of the press in the early modern anglophone world. Prompted by modern debates about whether or not limitations on free ... More

Gentry culture and the politics of religionCheshire on the eve of civil war

Gentry culture and the politics of religion: Cheshire on the eve of civil war

Richard Cust and Peter Lake

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526114402
eISBN:
9781526155436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114426
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book aims to revisit the county study as a way into understanding the dynamics of the English civil war during the 1640s. It explores gentry culture and the extent to which early Stuart Cheshire ... More

Karl Polanyi and twenty-first-century capitalism

Karl Polanyi and twenty-first-century capitalism

Radhika Desai and Kari Polanyi Levitt (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526127884
eISBN:
9781526155450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526127891
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Karl Polanyi (1886–1964) returned to public discourse in the 1990s, when the Soviet Union imploded and globalization erupted. Best known for The Great Transformation, Polanyi’s wide-ranging thought ... More

The power of pragmatismKnowledge production and social inquiry

The power of pragmatism: Knowledge production and social inquiry

Jane Wills and Robert Lake (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526134943
eISBN:
9781526155481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134950
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book makes the case for a pragmatist approach to the practice of social inquiry and knowledge production. Through diverse examples from multiple disciplines, contributors explore the power of ... More

The road to BrexitA cultural perspective on British attitudes to Europe

The road to Brexit: A cultural perspective on British attitudes to Europe

Ina Habermann (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526145086
eISBN:
9781526155559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145093
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This timely collection explores British attitudes to continental Europe that explain the Brexit decision. Analysing British discourses of Europe and the impact of British Euroscepticism, the book ... More

social significance of dining out, TheA study of continuity and change

social significance of dining out, The: A study of continuity and change

Alan Warde, Jessica Paddock, and Jennifer Whillans

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526134752
eISBN:
9781526155474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134769
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The book reports on a major mixed-methods research project on dining out in England. It is a re-study of the populations of three cities – London, Bristol and Preston – based on a unique systematic ... More

There is no soundtrackRethinking art, media, and the audio-visual contract

There is no soundtrack: Rethinking art, media, and the audio-visual contract

Ming-Yuen S. Ma

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526142122
eISBN:
9781526155535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526142139
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

There is no soundtrack is a specific yet expansive study of sound tactics deployed in experimental media art today. It analyses how audio and visual elements interact and produce meaning, drawing ... More

Victorian touring actressesCrossing boundaries and negotiating the cultural landscape

Victorian touring actresses: Crossing boundaries and negotiating the cultural landscape

Janice Norwood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526133328
eISBN:
9781526155467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526133335
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Victorian touring actresses: Crossing boundaries and negotiating the cultural landscape provides a new perspective on the on- and offstage lives of women working in nineteenth-century theatre, and ... More

Women art workers and the Arts and Crafts movement

Women art workers and the Arts and Crafts movement

Zoë Thomas

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140432
eISBN:
9781526155511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140449
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Women Art Workers constitutes the first comprehensive history of the network of women who worked at the heart of the English Arts and Crafts movement from the 1870s to the 1930s. Challenging the ... More

Women of warGender, modernity and the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry

Women of war: Gender, modernity and the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry

Juliette Pattinson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526145659
eISBN:
9781526155580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145666
Subject:
History, Social History

Women of War is an examination of gender modernity using the world’s longest established women’s military organisation, the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry, as a case study. Formed in 1907 and still ... More

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